A Guide to the El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994
Comprising a report and visual material, the El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994, document the history of the irrigation and drainage canals in the El Paso, Texas, area. Produced by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, the report entitled Historical and Modern Irrigation Systems in El Paso, Texas describes the history of the canals from early Spanish settlement of the area through the improvements and expansion of the irrigation systems in the early 20th century. The visual material contains slides, photographs, negatives, and photograph logs used in the study, which portray the physical features of the canals in 1994 and the early 20th century.
This collection is open for research use.
El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
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